- Associated Press - Thursday, August 3, 2017

UTICA, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 5-year-old central New York boy has died after being hit by a vehicle.

Police in the city of Utica say the boy was hit Wednesday evening on Boyce Avenue and died at a hospital. Police haven’t released any other information, including the boy’s name.

Officials say there were no drugs or alcohol involved in the accident.

WKTV-TV reports that witnesses say the boy was riding his bicycle when he was hit by a car backing out of a driveway.

Police expect to release more information Thursday.

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